Last year, the information security market grew by 7.9%.
Research agency Gartner published a study on the global market for information security in 2012. According to a study last year, the IS market grew by 7.9% - to $ 19.135 billion compared with 2011.
The market leader is still the company Symantec, which owns a stake in the market at the rate of 19.6%. In 2012, the company earned $ 3.747 billion. With a big separation Symantec are followed by McAfee from shares of 8,8% and the income of $1,680 billion. Worth noting that its annual revenue has increased by more than a third (37%).
Third place was taken by Trend Micro with a share of 6.1% and revenue of $ 1.172 billion, the fourth - IBM ($ 953,6 million from a 5%), the fifth EMC (revenue - $ 717.6 million, the proportion - 3.7%).
It is noteworthy that the West European market security showed the smallest increase. Analysts explain this fact by the uncertainty in the economy and exchange rate fluctuations American and European currencies.